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Billie67's picture
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While at my sons baseball game I got the call! I'm Phrannies sister.....Billie "NED~ina ", so nice to meet you all!

Funny thing is that my oncologist is actually out of town and so he hasn't read the report yet. The nurse said it was driving her crazy to not call me so she broke down and did it without his ok. She said the rule around there is that they can't call patients with results unless the dr ok's it. However, if a patient called them they can give good results only.
I'm so happy she called me! I didn't want to go the whole weekend without knowing.

Thank to everyone for all of your prayers and support, I appreciate you all so much!


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I am so happy for you Billie. Such great news for such an awesome gal. 

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I was really starting to worry. Lots of NEDS in the house!

It's so encouraging as we are just starting out!


Billie67's picture
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I wish these same results for everyone, just wish I had control over that :-(


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I love being your sister!!  NEDette and NEDina....the twins! LOL....

I would have been twisting my hankie if I thought I was going to have to wait the whole weekend.....I'm SO glad you called, and glad that nurse was up to twisting the rules a little. 

Isn't breathing again fun? Laughing


Billie67's picture
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Sister, very fun! Funny Rachel sent me a nice message yesterday and she referred to you and I as "the little monkeys" so I guess we are the " monkey twins!

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So good to hear you finally got your good news. I too was worried you were going to have to wait all week-end to hear. I had mine on a Friday and figured I wouldn't hear until Monday but late Friday afternoon my doctors office called !!! Now you can really have a good Friday and a Happy Easter !


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Congrats Billie!

Seems like a lot of folks are meeting NED recently. Sure glad there's enough of him to go around ;)




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Happy Easter you’ve hatched a NED.


Way to go, I am relieved and happy.



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billie, so happy to hear your good news.  i just knew it had to be ned.  now you can have a specially nice Easter.

God bless,


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Very happy for you Billie .....very happy!!!



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Fits you perfectly, so happy for you Billie. I will be dancing for you today!

Thats the best news!



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OUTSTANDING! I'm so glad to hear that you're part of NED's family!  congratulations, time for champange!!!!!

Why is it that doctors come up with the bad news almost immediately but they think nothing of delaying good news?  It may be that no news is presumed to be good news in their world, but for those of us fighting, we need to know as soon as possible. 



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to you.

My hubby and I can't wait to be part of this NED group


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This is terrific news !  Nedina love it !  Enjoy the wonderful feeling, and thank you for being there always for all of us.  Hugs sent !  Katie

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Ummmm, I mean Sista..., LOL.

Awesome, but I knew you were good to go...


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is shining in Ohio for you~~congrats!

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Great news always makes a fabulous weekend.

Enjoy the day....................it's your last one until tomorrow


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Ingrid K
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you made my day with such good news !!

Congrats for you....and hug that very nice nurse when you see her.  Super of her to call and let you know the results and not be in anguish all weekend.


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Celebrate!  Enjoy your Easter weekend!


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Congrats! Really happy for you:)


Billie67's picture
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I'm still amazed and touched by the support we all have for each other on this site.
I only wish that we could all meet NED! Praying that everyone is doing well today and wishing everyone a Happy Easter.

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I am so happy for you Billie, and I hope you have many NED returns in the future...


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So nice the nurse knew what we go thru waiting for results and elected to take you out of the mystery sooner than later. 

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Always like good news. (As if doctors always have the right words to deliver the news. However, mixed messages can always be a cause for concern.) Keep us updated on the steps to your recovery Rick.

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Congrats on your news....glad NED is your closest friend!

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Congrats...I am thrilled for you. I go tomorrow.

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Hwt, hoping for good results!!! Thinking and praying for you!

hwt's picture
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Congrats...I am thrilled for you. I go tomorrow.

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Wow, such a relief... Great news!! I hope this standard of NEDs and NEDettes or NEDinas just keep going on Cool.

I'm very happy for you. It's so wonderful when a doctor or a nurse calls you to tell you good news. Usually they don't call at all, you just wait for your results via post. And if you try to call there's no one there or you can't reach them.

Congratulations, Billie, go now and enjoy!!

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I.am soooooooooo happy for you, and soooooooooo sorry it took me so long. I was away and couldn't connect to wifi and then since I've been home trouble getting site or I would have been glad to celebrate your Easter/Passover gift(don't know which if either you celebrate). But my Easter prayers were answered for you, got to check in on the others. Thought of you and your NED hugging self all weekend.

God bless
Love ya,


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Billie, So happy about your good news. I share in your joy. God bless you and your family


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